Coast Guard member, 2 others nabbed in drug buy-bust Print
Sunday, 14 May 2017 16:38

An enlisted man of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and two others were arrested in two separate drug buy-bust operations inside a motel along Varela Street and in Baliwasan last Friday night.

Around 9:30 p.m. men of the Culianan Police Station led by Chief Insp. Elmer Solon arrested SN1 Louis Dela Cruz y Sinco, 36, assigned at the PCG Headquarters in Manila and residing at the PC Compound, Zone I; and his companion Saldon Mngandang y Arad, 38 of Sta. Barbara.

Policemen confiscated from their possession five medium- sized sachets and two small- sized sachets of suspected shabu, estimated P10,000 market value and marked money.

The same team also arrested Hussin T. Hamid at the Baliwasan Seaside earlier around 7:20 p.m.

Confiscated from his possession were five sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of P1, 500 and marked money.

The three were detained at the Culianan Police Station while the seized items were forwarded to the 9th PNP Crime Laboratory for examination.

Solon said that the suspects will be charged for violation of Sections 5 and 11 of  Republic Act 9165. – Dan Toribio